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Oregon State Capitol Foundation  

Phone: 503-986-1555
Email: capitol.foundation@state.or.us
Address
: 900 Court St. NE, Room 140-A, Salem, OR 97301

 

Oregon's 156th Birthday! 

Schedule of Events

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 Celebrate Oregon's 156th Birthday at the Oregon State Capitol!

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

900 Court St. NE, Salem, OR

The Event is Free and Open to the Public

The event includes:

​Authentic and replica covered wagons on display.​Live constumed historic interpreters from Oregon's Champoeg State Park.
​Performances by the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association.​Original State Constitution on display in the Rotunda.
​Photo opportunities with the Gold Pioneer, Dr. John McLaughlin, wagons and more.​Birthday cake.
​Kids gift bags.​Kids activity tables.
​Stake your Oregon land claim game.​Live musical performance.
​Why I love Oregon essay exhibit.

 

For more information contact Visitor Services at the Oregon State Capitol at 503-986-1388

Foundation Vision

The vision of the Oregon State Capitol Foundation is to create a living history, enhance the dignity and beauty of the Capitol, and foster cultural and educational opportunities.

The Oregon State Capitol is a treasure to be safeguarded. The Oregon State Capitol Foundation is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the State Capitol and the shared heritage that it represents for all Oregonians.

The Fund for the Oregon State Capitol Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Tax ID 20-5164853

Foundation Timeline and Milestones

October - 2013 Capitol 75th Birthday Celebration

February - 2013 Hello Again Capitol Social and Capitol Friends Membership Drive Campaign

February - 2013 Capitol Exhibit Opening in Partnership with Samuel S. Johnson Foundation,

Ford Family Foundation and Oregon Historical Society

January - 2013 Capitol History Gateway Display Case Upgrade

November - 2012 Phase One Capitol History Gateway Project Launch

October - 2012 Capitol History Gateway Strategic Plan Approved

September - 2012 Foundation's 2013-16 Strategic Plan Approved

2011-2012 History Gateway Strategic Plan Development

2011 Exhibit Opening in Partnership with Samuel S. Johnson Foundation,

Ford Family Foundation and Oregon Historical Society

August - 2011 Capitol History Gateway Consultant Hired

2010 Governor's Portrait Sponsorship

2009 Pacific Wonderland License Plate Legislation Passed

2008-2009 Granite Bench Project

2007-2008 Foundation Gains 501 (c) 3 Status

2005 Walk of the Flags Dedicated

2005 History Center Resolution Passed

2004 Medal of Honor Memorial

January - 2002 Oral History Project Adopted

2000 Galleria Sound System Project

1997 Foundation and The Fund Created

 

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